Diogo Rocha

(…) the curricular plan of the first year of the master is well-thought-out as an introduction or re-introduction to graphic design and publishing (…) Project and Research Methodologies was fundamental in preparing for the dissertation/project in the second year, especially since in my academic career I had never approached this area in such depth.(…)I believe… Continue reading Diogo Rocha

Margarida Calçada

This master’s degree challenged me to think about graphic design through new perspectives, from the creation of conceptual narratives and storytelling to the exploration of graphic production techniques. It was also possible to deepen my personal skills, knowledge and experience in several areas of graphic design such as illustration, typography and infographics. On a more… Continue reading Margarida Calçada

Adobe InCopy 2023 Splash Screen

We are incredibly proud of our (currently finishing) students in the MDGPE master’s program. After being their work — the Diamond Grotesk typeface specimen developed in the Type Design course — being “spotted” by the Adobe Behance “scouts”, they were invited to design the current InCopy Splash Screen. It has finally debuted and is out… Continue reading Adobe InCopy 2023 Splash Screen

Nicolò Tromben

Overall, I have extremely positive memories of my undergraduate journey at FBAUP. In general, my expectations were met, (…) [and] I was deeply marked by the typography and illustration courses, which, despite being presented by the program as secondary, are probably the courses that most influence my work today. On the contrary, in my opinion, not… Continue reading Nicolò Tromben

Mariana Vieira

I didn’t have any studies in the Arts, but I managed to get into the master thanks to my portfolio and a short internship. The professors were extremely patient and willing to explain foundational concepts — the knowledge of typography and editorial design was very important for my development as an artist — to bring… Continue reading Mariana Vieira

Irene Peixoto

Enrolling in the MDGPE was due to my interest in typography and graphic design. The courses seemed appropriate to me and, if the master’s degree can be a small step in scientific research, this course would be the right one to respond to my interests.  On a social level, studying at FBAUP is having the… Continue reading Irene Peixoto

CA Typography Annual Competition shortlist

Francisco Modesto (The Chico Studio), one of our alumni from the Multimedia Master (FEUP+FBAUP), and César Martiniano were shortlisted in the Typography Annual Competition for Communication Arts Magazine with the work “Archipelago Dada – Motion Video”, resulting from César’s final type design research project from the MDGPE. thechico.studioWe got shortlisted in the Typography Annual Competition… Continue reading CA Typography Annual Competition shortlist

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Presentations of the MDGPE students at IJUP 2022

Central Rectory Courtyard with all 2022 IJUP's posters and participants gathered

During the past week, the University of Porto held the 2022 edition of the IJUP – Young Researchers at U.Porto. With the participation of a handful of students from FBAUP, this year’s edition counted on the participation of yet another two second-year MDGPE students: Ricardo Dantas and Ana Rita Antunes. Ricardo presented his ongoing dissertation… Continue reading Presentations of the MDGPE students at IJUP 2022

Calligraphy Workshop

Maíra Woloszyn addressing the main lettergroups in the foundational hand calligraphy model

On the last Wednesday 19 of January, we organized and hosted a calligraphy workshop, lectured by the visiting Design teacher and Ph.D. researcher Maíra Woloszyn. A one-day workshop where participants created their own tools and were introduced to the “foundational hand”. This workshop was geared to beginners and intermediate art and design students alike, with… Continue reading Calligraphy Workshop

REDE#03 Exhibition

Three poster projects from students of the Graphic Design and Infographics course are a part of the exhibition of REDE#3. The third edition of the Meeting of the Portuguese Design Schools, took place last Friday December 3rd, at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon (organized by the Designobs.pt).